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The first one is lengthy and I'll have to reread that in more detail when I'm awake (the one referring to Megan's law). But in briefly looking at it, it makes it seem as looking at child porn is not committing a crime, that is like having drugs and not being high; and that undressing and fondling one's family or something is safe to the rest of society. I think it is a given that sex acts escalate. I'm sure the ones that kill started out small too. The percentages don't help either, even in gaps of 80% between the claims and purported studies, 10% or more chance of a reoffense is too many. Now if you could figure out who the 10% - 18% would be, then you could address the problem better.

I still don't see how that equates to a mob mentality. I don't think knowing someone is a criminal is a bad thing. Any other criminal has to put down on a job app that they may have committed a certain type of crime, in case it is a danger to a business. I think living in a community would require a check and balance if there is a possiblity they will be around kids.

The second one doesn't really fit the bill for a mob mentality. And I'm sorry, I wouldn't necessarily call him the lowest of the low (see my first post on this thread) especially if the girl was okay with this, however he is having sex with someone nearly half his age, and she is a student it is a man in power gaining access to children.

He took his life based on his feelings for not being able to handle a prison sentence, and while it may have been consensual, he still broke the law sleeping with a student. And it states, "In exchange for his plea, three other identical charges were to be dismissed." Were these identical charges with the same girl or was he sleeping with other students too.

In this case however, I think if the girl came forward and said it was consensual, at the very least he should just lose his job if the age of consent it 16. I don't know that jail time should be involved. But the other charges that were being dropped bothers me.






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I think all offenders who do ANYTHING with a child should be shot! all Rapist who are convicted by a jury that is 100% agreed that they are guilty should be SHOT! I dont care if they are drunk stoned high or insane! Shot them dead and let there Maker deal with them! baring that! they should have to stay in prison for life! baring that... Well I am all for having there court records minus the victoms names posted for all to read and having them baned to one place far far way from children and other people who cant defend them selfs like nursing homes, hospitals, schools, mental health group homes and businesses that deal with any of these people. they should not be able to be on public buses, planes, or in shopping malls. they should have no goverment help or housing!

Do I sound mean and un fair? well they should have kept away from kids and people who didnt want there attention!

I do agree that there should be levels to the punishment. sex offenders of children should have a tatoo that clearly marks them as such and those that offend adults should have a tatoo that marks them as such right on there foreheads as well.

as for the onesthat striks in the park but had no contact with anyone they tend to exculate to other sex crimes so... rehab and on the second offence prison and on the third tatoo them like everyone else!

I dont much care what happeneds to there "rights" the prisoners have more rights then most of the working class americans so I think it is high time someone take the pruning shears to there rights and stop building more prisons and giving them access to law libriry and college and all that and introduce them to hard work and bills! We have to work for our living so should they or let them die where there at!!!!!!!!!

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Ouch, pruning shears to their what? LOL


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and whatevers left...... lol

I might ought to be nice since there maybe sex offenders out there that get offended and report my post...

I just dont believe the guilty should have more freedom and rights then the victoms! I think we should be able to protect ourselves and the kids in our life weither they are our kids to protect or not! I think we should be able to protect ourself from harm and danger.

sure there are those that are wrongly acussed out there but they are not the majority and most of the time if they had not been doing something wrong like drinking or drugs or breaking in to someplace or stalking someone they would not have been accused to begain with! If people were smart they would not date people underage and if they do they would make dang sure that they dated out in public and didnt give any reason for parents or anyoneelse to think they were sleeping together! if you are never ever alone together then it makes it very hard for the other person to say you raped them! and if you dont date someone underage or married then chances are they have no reason to say that you raped them! or better yet wait till your married and then you know they wont cry rape! it people didnt jump in bed on the first date with just anyone then they probly would not have regrets and cry rape. but that is just my oppinion. agree or dont its ok.

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Thanks for the welcome Violette!

The mob mentality becomes evident later on in that first article. It's been documented, additionally, that people have been driven to suicide by being harrassed by self-appointed protectors of the community. There were two double murders of randomly chosen sex offenders, one in Washington in 2005, one in Maine in 2006. Murdered simply because they were on a public registry.

In regard to the second article, I agree Corbitt should've lost his job. But the probation officer who recommended a 6 to 15 year prison term in that case ought to burn in hell, if there were such a place.

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While I am not sure I agree with the shooting aspect, I do wonder if someone who sinks to that level of evil (sexual abuse of a child) is able to be rehabilitated.

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I speak as one who has been molested, with a child that was molested (another perp) and a mother whose father was a founding member of the Sex Before 8 or it's Too late group in CA. He sent friends home to rape his child until she hit mensing age.
You can probably guess I have absolutely NO sorrow or sympathy for those that prey on others for sexual gratification. While I think that judges should look at the context of each situation, like a couple that has been together and the boy just turned 18-his girlfriend only months short...that is questionable.
However utilizing self control in those matters would save a lot of grief in the long run.
The need for constant sexual gratification itself is a sign of psychosis, whenever it preys upon children it's gone even further. You can interview sexual predators in prison and find that a running theme is pornography. You can't feed that appetite constantly and have it remain static, it always needs more and more and more.
Anyone that preys on another for their own gratification deserves nothing but punishment and imprisonment away from society. Their debt can never really be repaid, no amount of time will undue their foul vile deeds. There is no such thing as rehabilitation for sexual predators because it's a matter of the mind as well as the soul/spirit. Anyone that has walked down the path believing they have the RIGHT to take others safety and security away for THEIR sexual satisfaction, isn't going to stop thinking this simply because they have been in prison for a while.
As a cop's kid I am far from naive, and as a victim I am not pretending there is a chance. So many perps find ways around reporting, so many find homes under the radar conveniently near schools, and so many gripe because they are "unfairly targeted" so were their victims. Too bad, if you screw up this badly expect to lose your rights to live as one of the accepted society.


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I have worked with sex offenders for three years and have watched their behavior. There is no cure for a "true" child molester/predator. But, remember, not all sex offenders are child molesters. People with this child attraction are truly sick. It seems as though, society puts out a label and then you are basically doomed for life. I know of men who were charged with statuatory rape and then are still married to the woman. yet, they are locked up serving time for this. I know of one man inparticular who was charged with sodomy on 3 children....I actually read his legal documentation and he has documentation from the medical examiner on all 3 children. There was no bruising or any type of trauma to the genitals of these children. These were very small children, under the age of 4. This woman he was with, still had a husband and he was going through a custody battle. Well, she forgot to mention to this man that she was married. By the time he got out of the relationship it was too late. The accusations were already out. It also did not help that he was tried just after a huge case in Sonora where the mother shot and killed the man who supposingly molested her child. I am a mother and I am in no way condoning child crimes. I know that sometimes what looks like the story,isnt the story at all. I think we need to try and help who truly needs the help and give people fair trials. Because someday it just may be you or your family member who is accused. Laws are in place for all of us...good and bad. We cannot make our own judgements....that is for God to judge. This man I told you about is still locked up. This happened when he was in his early twenties and he is now forty years old. He served the prison time for it and now is serving "treatment time". Oh, and the person who said that they should get shot.... I cannot believe that people truly think this. I think you would think twice about that statement if it was your son.

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Just a thought to ponder: in ancient times a theif had the offending hand he stole with cut off.


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AND just another thought. Given the differences between statutory ages of consent among the states, I have made it somewhat of a mission educating my male students (and my son) that the burden is strictly on them to ascertain age. I know my daughter appeared to be "legal" when she was thirteen. Girls just look older, act older than they did when I was younger. A young lady can lie about her age and it is the young man who will be charged with the crime in which consent is not a defense. Our state has a significant sex registration code although I do know some states seem to be implementing "Romeo and Juliet" provisions. Somewhat off topic but I totally agree, everything is not always as it appears to be in these cases. Not at all. great post.


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